Scouts Out

A History of German Armored Reconnaissance Units in World War II


Book Description

Scouts Out is the definitive account of German armored reconnaissance in World War II, essential for historians, armor buffs, collectors, modelers, and wargamers. The first extensive treatment of the subject in English, it features:

  • Profiles of the armored reconnaissance vehicles that performed vital functions for the Third Reich's war machine
  • Capsule histories of the reconnaissance elements of panzer and mechanized infantry divisions, including those of the Waffen-SS and Luftwaffe
  • Firsthand accounts from reconnaissance soldiers
  • Hundreds of photos, the majority of which have never been published before
  • Color illustrations of uniforms and insignia

  • About Edwards, Robert J.,

    Robert Edwards, a retired U.S. Army armor officer who led a scout platoon, has taught at West Point and is the author of Scouts Out (978-0-9117-1311-5). He has also translated numerous books from German into English. He lives in Navarre, Florida.